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My best shot : discovering and living the Montana conservation ethic / Jim Posewitz.

By: Posewitz, Jim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Helena, Mont. : Riverbend Publishing, �2018Description: viii, 190 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606391051; 1606391054.Subject(s): Conservation of natural resources -- Montana | Hunting -- North America -- History | Wildlife conservation -- North America -- History | Conservation of natural resources | Hunting | Wildlife conservation | Montana | North AmericaGenre/Form: Autobiographies. | History. | Autobiographies.
Contents:
Introduction -- Setting the Stage -- Finding Montana -- Professional Preparation -- A Career is Launched -- Big Waters, Big Lessons -- Trout Waters and Dams -- The Conservation Horizon Expands -- A Political Reformation -- Coal and the Yellowstone River -- Goats, Grizzlies, and the Gas on the Front -- Ecological Services Bites the Dust -- Back to the Front -- Cinnabar -- A Couple More Laps Around the Track -- On Orion and the Books -- Still Bagging Trophies.
Summary: "Jim Posewitz has fought for Montana s wildlife and wild places all his life. During his 32-year career with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Posewitz created and led the ground-breaking Ecological Services Division that helped protect the Rocky Mountain Front and many other vitally important lands and waters. In one of his major conservation successes, Posewitz joined the growing list of Montanans who, through the years, stepped up on behalf of Montana s free-flowing Yellowstone River. After that long, interesting career, he helped establish grass-roots conservation and hunting organizations and wrote popular books on the North American wildlife conservation model, including the nationally bestselling Beyond Fair Chase. In this engaging and inspiring autobiography, Poz shows how determined individuals can and must protect America s democracy of the wild."-- Amazon.com.
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Introduction -- Setting the Stage -- Finding Montana -- Professional Preparation -- A Career is Launched -- Big Waters, Big Lessons -- Trout Waters and Dams -- The Conservation Horizon Expands -- A Political Reformation -- Coal and the Yellowstone River -- Goats, Grizzlies, and the Gas on the Front -- Ecological Services Bites the Dust -- Back to the Front -- Cinnabar -- A Couple More Laps Around the Track -- On Orion and the Books -- Still Bagging Trophies.

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"Jim Posewitz has fought for Montana s wildlife and wild places all his life. During his 32-year career with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Posewitz created and led the ground-breaking Ecological Services Division that helped protect the Rocky Mountain Front and many other vitally important lands and waters. In one of his major conservation successes, Posewitz joined the growing list of Montanans who, through the years, stepped up on behalf of Montana s free-flowing Yellowstone River. After that long, interesting career, he helped establish grass-roots conservation and hunting organizations and wrote popular books on the North American wildlife conservation model, including the nationally bestselling Beyond Fair Chase. In this engaging and inspiring autobiography, Poz shows how determined individuals can and must protect America s democracy of the wild."-- Amazon.com.

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